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Intensive trapping of blood-fed Anopheles darlingi in Amazonian Peru reveals unexpectedly high proportions of avian blood-meals
(Public Library of Science, 2017)
Anopheles darlingi, the main malaria vector in the Neotropics, has been considered to be highly anthropophilic. However, many behavioral aspects of this species remain unknown, such as the range of blood-meal sources. ...
An Analysis of and Recommendations for the Peruvian Blood Collection and Transfusion System
(SCI FORSCHEN, 2016)
BACKGROUND: Peru experienced a crisis in its blood collection and supply system in the mid-2000s, as contaminated blood led to several transfusion-transmitted infections (TTI), occurring in the backdrop of extremely low ...
Analysis of inventory strategies for blood components in a regional blood center using process simulation.
Background The storage of blood components is an important concern in the blood supply chain. Because these are perishable products, the definition of good inventory policies is crucial to reduce shortages and spills. Study ...
The relationship between training status, blood pressure and uric acid in adults and elderly
Background: Hypertension can be generated by a great number of mechanisms including elevated uric acid (UA) that contribute to the anion superoxide production. However, physical exercise is recommended to prevent and/or ...
Investigating the blood-host plasticity and dispersal of Anopheles coluzzii using a novel field-based methodology
Background: The biting behaviour and dispersal of insect vectors in the field underlies the transmission of many diseases. Here, a novel collection methodology coupled with the molecular analysis of blood-meal sources and ...
Kidney transplants from living nonrelated donors: An analysis of 87 cases, including 20 cases with specific blood transfusions from the donor
The aim of this paper is to analyze 87 cases of kidney transplants obtained from nonrelated donors; in 20 of these, a donor-specific transfusion procedure4 was added to the pretreatment protocol of each recipient.